Theatre
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Don’t kiss him, he’s Irish

I'm generally fond of that Irish chain-smoking "asshole" Denis Leary (his firefighter TV drama "Rescue Me" is terrific) but here's how he's lamely defending his use of the word "fag" in his new book:  "I come from a Catholic background where the nuns were always telling
you, 'Don't do this, don't say this,' so any time anyone tells me I
shouldn't say something, my reaction is, 'Why not?'"

Oh I see, Denis — you're rebelling against authoritarian nuns by mocking the people they regard as heathens or worse? Wow, I'm sure that's got 'em trembling under their black robes, big man.

I think it just might be time we can start saying "legendary Canadian playwright" Daniel MacIvor, as he's just been granted Canada's biggest theatre award, one based on mentorship. Congratulations to a great talent and, with a prize of $100,000, the first round at Tallulah's Cabaret will be on him!

Sorry Ellen, but Rachel Maddow is the smartest lesbian on TV and her new show is actually challenging news giant CNN in the ratings!

Grab a box of Kleenex, cause here comes some sweet-ass mobile-phone porn!

A new British poll shows that 23% of respondents under the age of 25
have had gay sex while a whopping 24% overall think gays should be in
prison. The remaining 50-plus percent just has the occasional fantasy
about gay sex in prison.

The end is finally in sight for the US election campaign (this ad, by the way, is fucking awesome) and we love how Barack Obama can say the word "gay" without flinching like a lot of politicians do. Yesterday, Obama made a stirring and stunning closing argument.  Of course this means he must die.

And finally, more on the gay marriage fight in California: while gay congressman Barney Frank put the smackdown on a debate opponent, YouTube is full of supportive ads both funny and fiery but this is the one that you'll want to send to every Christian you know: